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Bug 160282 - Group passwords are not working with newgrp command
Summary: Group passwords are not working with newgrp command
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: util-linux
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karel Zak
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-14 04:02 UTC by Telford Tendys
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-17 09:24:16 UTC

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Description Telford Tendys 2005-06-14 04:02:13 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #85280 +++

Given that there is no intention of fixing Bug #85280, how about making
the very small effort of updating the manpage of newgrp and gpasswd to
explain that they were not updated for PAM and that using a password to
change group is not going to work. I would expect that every time a bug
is set to "CLOSED WONTFIX" there should be a corresponding manpage update.

Comment 1 Karel Zak 2005-06-15 11:13:42 UTC
In FC4 it should be fixed by newgrp from shadow-utils and for FC3 I have a patch
that will be available in a next util-linux update.

Comment 2 Karel Zak 2005-06-17 09:24:16 UTC
Fixed in FC3 update util-linux-2.12a-24.3.

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